Increasing leadership capacity is critical for the realization of a Conference or District vision. The purpose of the Shift Happens Leadership Institute is to develop District-wide or Conference-wide leadership among clergy who are committed to congregational transformation. Clergy persons from 10-12 selected congregations spend nine months in an intentional process of leader development, peer learning, and coaching.
How to develop your adaptive and spiritual leadership.
What needs to be honored, and what needs to be disrupted for the sake of the Kingdom?
What one change would increase the vitality of your worship?
Why leaders should be starting new small groups continuously.
The power of setting SMART goals for ministry.
Best practices for connecting with the mission field around you.
Tools for developing lay leadership.
How to utilize the “coach approach” in ministry.
Teaching Videos and Worksheets –monthly, around crucial ministry themes
Peer Group Learning Calls –monthly, 90 minutes each
Individual Coaching calls to establish SMART goals for ministry — eight 60-minute calls
Thought Provoking Email -weekly
Certificate of Leadership Development upon completion of the training
Schedule and Cost
Shift Happens Leadership Groups begin each year and run for nine months.
The cost for 9 months of training, coaching, and peer learning is $1600 per participant. This investment is sometimes shared between the participating pastors and the District or Conference.